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Jul 17, 2011 4:30pm PDT
can hear you. >> the time for change has come! chris: is nothing sacred? if there's no big deal on the national debt, with the 2012 republican challenger run on empty? can he or she carry the burden of rejecting big deficit reduction? what about obama, if there's no debt deal, will he have to defend the liberal label next year? the knives are out. should john boehner expect a full-blown mutiny. is eric cantor the number two house republican leading the tea party against their own speaker? finally, family business. michele bachmann's number one in iowa but her family business about become her number one problem. it works to confer gays to straights. will that strike voters as sensible? will it sell on the stump, even among conservatives? hi, i'm chris matthews. welcome to the show. with us today, "new york" magazine john heilemann, cnn's gloria borger, nbc's kelly o'donnell and "time" magazine's joe klein. first up, narrative has been about trying for a big debt reduction deal this year but the political consequences for barack obama and g.o.p. nominee next year are the real stor
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Jul 20, 2011 4:30am PDT
of an accident, vehicle a big rig got into an accident. a firetruck on the scene. there's the car, wedged underneath the big rig 8 feet of that car into the driver's side. does sound like the driver was taken away from the scene, obviously injuries involved. we don't have the condition of the driver. the slow lane blocked at the seen, slow lane should be cleared in a few minutes. impact on the commute, a little lighter. no major slowing out of the altamont pass. scott, we're following this. if it does last more than half an hour, it could be a big problem for those from the east view. >> frightening accident indeed. >>> new this morning, police budgets stretched so thin, it could take more than five minutes for emergency crews to get to you when you needed help most. "today in the bay's" christie smith live with us. five minutes doesn't sound like a lot, but if you're in trouble it is. >> that's exactly right. one of the most tart ling finds in this study is that the loss of sworn officers in the contra costa county sheriff's department means many times they can't meet the standard operat
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Jul 2, 2011 6:00pm PDT
a big jump for the next couple days. the finale of our holiday weekend. i'll be back in just a few minutes in the 7-day forecast. >>> still ahead at 6:00, the story of a san jose church able to make music again after thousands of dollars of instruments were stolen this week. >>> walking down the street and just getting scared because there's something loud behind me. i'm looking around like -- >> i like that boom reverberating in my bones. it takes me back to my childhood. >>> a psychological explanation of why so many people love fireworks. >>> music will soon resonate again in a south bay church whose instruments were stolen by thieves. someone stole more than $2,000 worth of equipment from san jose this week. many contacted our station after seeing the story last night with donations. one man felt compelled to bring in his conga drums today. >> i could see in her eyes she was really saddened. as a drummer, it goes beyond just hearing the words, i can feel her pain. so my congas were right there, i offered them as a donation. >> the church plans to use the new instruments during
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Jul 7, 2011 5:30pm PDT
>>> on the broadcast tonight, a deal. is it possible on big things like medicare, social security and taxes? there are rumblings out of washington tonight about actual cooperation. >>> sentencing day for casey anthony. the judge in her murder case seemed to be sending her a message. >>> is nothing safe the huge scandal over a newspaper hacking into people's electronics and now the equally big consequences. >>> and could it really be the end? has harry potter's final chapter actually arrived or could there be more? >>> plus here tonight for all those who remember penmanship, there's a new sign the handwriting may be on the wall. there's a new sign the handwriting may be on the wall. "nightly news" begins now. >>> good evening. it may go all the way back to their meeting on the golf course, for whatever reason, president obama and speaker of the house boehner have forged something of a relationship, while not the best of friends, they are dealing with each other across the enormous and venomous partisan divide that has divided washington to the point of paralysis. knowing a deadline
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Jul 12, 2011 4:00am PDT
. so just kind of a lot of extremes out there today in this weather pattern. the big, huge trough on the west coast, a little unusual for this time of year has got the marine influence along the coast, it's keeping everyone cool, even a few showers, while everyone else, this will be one of the hottest days of the year throughout much of the east. i put out our enhanced satellite. you can see where the trough is in here. and it continues to spin just off the coast. all of these clouds, you see them off the shoreline. at night they move in, they move along the coastline. they burn off hopefully by about mid day or so. you get some sunshine in the afternoon and it keeps things really cool. there's a lot of drizzle with the clouds, too. we have showers from portland northwards. it won't pour, just occasional showers, temperatures in the 60s. and there's the 66 in san francisco, where fingers crossed for a little bit of sun late in the day. that's not a promise. that's a look86 for your high. san jose, 73 for you. not a lot is going to change in the west, it's going do remain cool. if
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Jul 21, 2011 6:00pm PDT
light and collided with a big rig in san francisco's hayes valley neighborhood. it happened last thursday. mack was ejected from the shuttle bus and pinned underneath that big rig. ucsf will install seat belts by the end of august. >>> a bicyclist struck by a food truck has died. the violent collision in the city's south of market neighborhood, nancy hoe made an illegal street on fremont street in front of the food delivery truck. ho was not wearing a helmet and suffered a critical head injury. she was pronounced dead last night. >>> tonight at 6:00, our first look at two suspects charged with killing a woman, setting her on fire, and then dumping her body in the streets of an up scale oakland neighborhood. salvador and hector garcia were charged with murder. the charges carry special circumstances that would mean they are eligible for the death penalty or a life in prison. she was the mother of aed to bler. they are gang members who were and rifted on tuesday, several days after police were led on high-speed chases. >>> bay chair children who rely on the big sisters, big brother
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Jul 28, 2011 4:30am PDT
issue a tax refund, that and the rest of the news before the bell coming up. and, the big trade. find out when the giants could have a new slugger. atf ownwnsasa n jose. >> well, good morning. it's 4:43 as we look at one of the bridges and some of the traffic building up. we'll check in with mike in just a minute. the irs says airlines need to issue tax refunds, at least kind of, "today in the bay's" nicole lapin with that and the rest of the news before the bell. good morning. >> good morning to you. i'll get to that. futures are higher after yesterday's big market sell-off. investors growing worried about the stalemate in washington over raising the nation's debt ceiling. the house is to vote on the boehner plan but he might not have enough votes and senate democrats for their matter say they are going to oppose the bill. it will run out of cash to pay the bills starting tuesday, setting the stage for the first u.s. default. asian markets were down, europe lower, but we get significant employment data this morning and pending home sales and earnings from dupont and exxon-mobil. rec
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Jul 6, 2011 5:30pm PDT
the earth says we're making a big mistake. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening, our lead story tonight is in the what will they think of next category, on it's deadly serious because it has to do with the latest ways terrorists are figuring out to bring down an aircraft. we talk a lot about airline security, what gets through, what doesn't. and this scenario, a warning by the feds, may be the nightmare scenario. explosives inside a passenger, surgically placed within the body of a living human being who is willing to give their life to the cause. it's a grisly business, but just the threat of it could change air travel. we want to begin tonight with our justice correspondent, pete williams, at national airport in d.c. pete, good evening. >> reporter: brian, officials stress tonight there's no indication of any plot under way to actually do this, but they say al qaeda operatives have talked about trying to find doctors to help them do it, and the u.s. is taking that talk seriously. it's renewed interest in an idea for evading
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Jul 11, 2011 4:00am PDT
% in the second quarter from a year ago. jpmorgan chase will be the first of the big banks to report on thursday. results from top tech player google are also expected thursday. also this week, investors will eye fresh economic data, starting with may's trade deficit on tuesday. also tuesday, minutes from the federal reserve's june meeting. wednesday, fed chairman ben bernanke delivers his biannual testimony to congress. retail sales and june's producer price index comes out thursday. and june's consumer price index is released friday. >>> elsewhere, precision cast parts says it has agreed to buy primus international for $900 million in cash. >>> reuters reports there's an emergency meeting in europe this morning over the debt crisis. they're now possibly spreading to italy. the region's third largest economy. friday italian stocks and bonds tumbled in a massive sell-off. >>> and finally, according to a new survey of college students and graduates, health insurance is the new love potion. 90% of surveyed students and 93% of recent grads said knowing a potential partner has health insurance would
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Jul 13, 2011 5:00pm PDT
has been under enormous pressure to lean out its menu. today big changes for southeast biggest chains in the country. 19 of them are adding healthier options to their children's menus. burger king, chilies and dennys are introducing a new program. burgers and fries won't be eliminated. >> if stead of pitch french tries we pitch apples, broccoli, salads. >> what about mcdonald's? mcdonald's is absent from today's announcement but says it is committed to balance menu options. >>> people around the bay area aren't having to crank the ac this week because the cooler weather has settled in happen our chief meteorologist joins with a look at how long we can expect these mild temps to stick around. in the east bay it was cool. i was wearing a hoodie. >> as far south as gilroy and morgan hill with temperatures averaging ten to 25 degrees below average in some cases. today, for example, walnut creek only 67. you should have 87 this time the year. not only that in the morning hours we've been starting off with foggy drizzle it's accumulated to .11, san francisco .04. so here's the onshore flow,
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Jul 13, 2011 12:35am PDT
are pushing for a more fitting name, north mexico. [ laughter ] [ applause ] some big tv news, vinny is apparently back at the "jersey shore" house. [ cheers ] i was worried. he's back, he's safe. a week after he vowed to never return to the show. he made the decision after he considered his other option, nothing. [ laughter ] get a job and get paid there or -- i'll go back. here's some political news, while criticizing president obama over debt talks, john boehner said, "it takes two to tango." then biden was like, "sure, but it only takes one to break-dance." [ cheers and applause ] ♪ yeah, that's all i'm going to do. i don't know what that was from. >> steve: that was aggressive. ♪ [ cheers ] >> jimmy: i want to get a cool pose at the end when you're done breaking. >> steve: i saw in my brain, cardboard all along the floor, there. >> jimmy: you do, right? >> steve: yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: trying to create space for it. i could do a knee spin into a backspin if you want, i could do that. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: there you go. oh, yeah. i've got some doane's pills for
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Jul 29, 2011 4:00am PDT
early april. >>> big oil continued to make big money in the second quarter. exxonmobil reported a 41% jump in profits as gas prices hit three-year highs. results were still short of analysts' expectations. >>> shares of the texas giant ended up more than 2%. >>> on the flip side royal dutch shell had the help of higher fuel prices. the oil company nearly doubled its profit to $8.6 billion. speaking of oil, because of tropical storm don, gulf of mexico producers reduced oil and natural gas output and evacuated some platform workers, but analysts don't expect any prolonged production outages. >>> back on the street, we had several other companies beating expectations on thursday. they included starbucks, dupont, metlife, and colgate palmolive. >>> pet owners may have a way to keep their pups happy. we're not talking about dog bones and cat nip. a seattle lab is developing a medical marijuana patch for pets. the purpose is to help ailing animals that suffer everything from arthritis to cancer. developers hope to have the patch ready by the end of the year. what we do for our pets. >>> t
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Jun 30, 2011 5:00pm PDT
not everyone is happy with what's in it. state universities took a big hit, $1.3 billion cut. public school also have less and will have to make do with less, $3 billion in payments are delayed and 70 state parks will be closed. >> this must budget will affect almost all of us. among the changes, commuting in the bay area, beginning tomorrow it will get more expensive. toll also increase on bay area bridges for vehicles with more than two axles. that includes big-rigs and cars towing boats or trailers so if you're heading to the sierra, bring extra cash. public transportation fare also also rice, the san francisco municipal transportation agency is bumping up the price. a $2 hike for adult and $1 for kids, seniors and disabled. golden gate transit buses and ferries will add 5% to their fares for a full list of fare changes go to our website. >>> this has impacted dozens of san jose police officers. 67 of them will turn in their badges tonight. as we first reported to you yesterday, they are victims of san jose's $150 million budget deficit. they'll officially be off the job as of midnight t
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Jul 1, 2011 4:30am PDT
, this time of year, they can cost you big time as well. christie smith is live in oakland with that warning about fireworks. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. yeah, firefighters and police are talking about a couple of things, one is that it's going to be hot and dry this fourth of july which means higher than normal fire danger to keep in mind if you're using fireworks. around the bay area in cities and counties it's a mixed bag where you can and can't use safe and sane fireworks. we're standing at one of the fire stations where they have collection bins to get illegal fireworks off the streets. if you are caught with fireworks you can be fined up to $1,000 in the city, police and fire will be patrolling looking for people setting them off. we have youtube video of what not to do. there was someone shooting fireworks toward a b.a.r.t. train, possessing large quantities of fireworks could get you jail time, and fines of up to 5,000 to $10,000. there's also the danger factor involved with burns, even losing limbs, last year according to one consumer group about 8,600 people lan
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Jul 20, 2011 6:00pm PDT
-year-old and her big sister were playing in front of the apartment complex you to see behind me when a come came up to them and offered to buy the little girl some candy. big sister saw that as a red flag and went in to tell mom. denise and her 3-year-old sister were playing outside of their san jose apartment complex monday night when a stranger started talking to jasmine. >> she started complimenting my sister saying you're so cute. she told her let's go the store and i'll buy you some chocolate. and she thought it was her daughter. >> reporter: concerned the 14-year-old denise grabbed her little sister and headed back to her second story apartment. minutes later this 26-year-old woman barged into the apartment and grabbed jasmine who she insisted was her daughter. >> she said that's my baby and tried to grab her. my mom tried to stop her. lady was pushing her. then after that, i called the police. >> reporter: when denise held her sister and called 911 her mom stood in front of the girls blocking for resfrom getting to her. her mom said she was also concerned flores might make kni
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Jul 22, 2011 6:00am PDT
into the eastern pacific, this big dome of high pressure that is going to warm us up substantially next week. break out the flip-flops and the summer gear. looks like we're going to see a taste of summer through next week. this month has been below average. this is something we're monitoring for you. hurricane dora. yesterday a major hurricane category 4. this morning a category 1 packing maximum numb winds of 90 miles per hour. she will continue to the northwest. if you have travel plans, we're jealous of you, looks like you should be okay. maybe you want to monitor the weather. it looks like after the next 72 hours we'll be done with dora. the next on the list will be euge eugene. on the way to the 80s, a gorgeous day. i left the 90s off for today. 88 in fairfield. 84 fremont and 85 degrees in gilr gilroy. it's a getaway friday. >> i'll say it is easier than it was. it was kind of rough. right now the issue on the bay bridge, well the accident, chp arrived. no lanes reported block. might be a problem through the area. smoother drive off of the berkeley curve. 19 minutes on the travel time off of
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Jul 31, 2011 4:30pm PDT
good. why do the people that rail against big government pay so little for it. rick perry is getting in this thing, but how is the country going to react to a 10 gallon sized george w bush. what about the brains it takes to be the number one world leader? you have heard this thing the other way, could this guy be all cattle and no hat. hi, i'm chris matthews. welcome to the show. with us today, howard fineman, nia-malika henderson, andrea mitchell and michael duffy. first off today, the switch boards led up this work with protests over grid look. at the polls. the most motivated republican voters are not fallen to house republican tactics. 73% of voters blame president obama, not the house republicans. and republicans think that debt cash will help them defeat the president. here is how they'll play the president's failure to win the grand bargain on the day. they'll claim the president showed weak leadership, that he was not the post-partisan compromiser, he that is still a big spender and probably most crucial, they'll tie this crisis to the jobs crisis. howard, right now there is
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Jul 20, 2011 12:35am PDT
one baby's first words, bow-chicka-wow-wow! [ laughter ] this is big. mtv released the new trailer for "jersey shore" and it shows snooki crashing her car into a police cruiser in italy. when she was saw it, snooki was like, "wow, i don't even remember that. we were in italy?" [ laughter ] when? and finally, a male porn star was arrested in miami for driving with goats, roosters, pigeons, and a duck in his car. apparently starring in that upcoming porno, "old mcdonald does a farm." we have a great show tonight everybody! give up for the roots! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: we have an awesome, awesome show tonight. you guys will be so happy you tuned in. a good friend of the show, one of the most talented people in the business, justin timberlake is stopping by. [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: he's a pretty nice guy, give it up. >> jimmy: she -- she was so funny in "bridesmaids" and now back with glenn close on "damages," we love it when she comes to visit us, rose byrne is here. [ cheers and applause ] she's so good in that movie. and we have music
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Jul 14, 2011 12:35am PDT
. yeah, i'm a big nardo freak, definitely. >> oh yeah, that's cool. >> what about you? >> donatello. i just really like his attitude about karate and we both like pizza. so, yeah, pizza, pizza. [ laughter ] i think master splinter is kind of cute, too. [ laughter ] >>> whisper! [ camera shutter ] [ whispers ] >> hey, you know the sound a raccoon makes? >> no. what is it? >> it's kind of like -- [ imitates raccoon ] [ laughter ] [ camera shutter ] [ whispers ] >> oh man, i love playing halo 4. the graphics are sick. >> i know, they're super sick. >> hey, did you already get a copy of gears of war 3? >> really? >> oh yeah, man, next time you come over, we'll play beast mode. [ laughter ] oh, you're going down, big time, though. >> in your dreams, mr. president. >> yeah, we'll see about that. [ laughter ] >>> whisper. [ camera shutter ] [ whispers ] >> hey, let's say our favorite foods at the same time. >> okay. >> both: honey nut cheerios. [ laughter ] >> oh, i thought you were going to say tropical skittles. >>> another top notch whisper. [ camera shutter ] [ whispers ] >> i don't want
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Jul 15, 2011 6:00am PDT
's radio's big rick stewart will be broadcasting live from the benefit. the restaurant is in mission bay at 855 terry francois street. the benefit will be outside the patio overlooking the bay. stow was beaten after a giants game in l.a. almost four months ago. >> a preliminary hearing resumes in a santa rosa courtroom this morning in the case of four bay area men charged with the fatal freeway shooting of musician dewey tucker. yesterday officer william harm told the court one of the four suspects, 19-year-old raul vega admitted to killing tucker saying he turned sideways in the seat of the stolen car, pointed the gun at tucker's car and fired. tucker was shot in the head while driving along interstate 80 back in january of 2010. the bass player was on the way to band practice. 6:07. astronauts aboard the "atlantis" are spending the morning doing trouble shooting after another one of the computers went down. on sunday the same thing happened as the shuttle linked up with the international space station. "atlantis" returns to earth next week after two weeks in space. when it does it ends
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Jul 15, 2011 7:00am PDT
and really just ready for a big, big concert. matt? >> i tell you, al, this represents this morning, the motorcade had to actually move these people out of the way. anyway, we'll get back to you in a couple of minutes. >>> meanwhile, there has been a major development in the ongoing budget negotiations. president obama suspended the talks for the today. we'll tell you why and we'll talk to one of the senators who has been inside the negotiating room all week long. >> that's right. and also casey anthony is going to be released this sunday. and -- from prison. authorities are becoming increasingly concerned for her safety and we're live at the jail this morning with details on that story. >>> remember the photo we showed you earlier this week of that massive 18-foot long crocodile, the saltwater croc? a lot of people thought this was a doctor'd photograph. you can believe it's real. we went in search of that beast and we found him. >>> let's begin with that breaking news over night in boston where two delta planes collided. nbc's tom costello covers aviation for us in washington. goo
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Jul 20, 2011 4:00am PDT
murdoch claimed his company is too big for him to know the details of each business. there could be more tough questions ahead for rupert and james murdoch. the british prime minister, david cameron, has called for a judiciary inquiry and they could be summoned for that and there are some u.s. lawmakers that want their own hearing so they can question the media mogul himself on capitol hill. stephanie gosk, nbc news, london. >> in washington now, lawmakers appear to be making some bipartisan progress in the ongoing divide over what to do about the nation's debt libt. for the latest on that we go to nbc's tracie potts. she's in washington d.c. for us. >> reporter: just a glimmer of so-called gang of six, three democrats and republicans who have been working together on a compromise. they have come up with democrats and republicans suggesting $4 trillion in cuts, lower taxes and $1 trillion in revenue. what does the public think? a new nbc poll finds 58% favor the president's approach of spending cuts and more taxes. lynn? >> thank you. now for a look at other stories making news early tod
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Jul 3, 2011 4:30pm PDT
. not only the echo chamber but there's the comedy show, there's entertainment which has become a big part of that. chris: and that makes youtube. >> if anyone thinks you're being unfair to sarah palin. >> the only thing i would say is the echo chamber is so constant, so nonstop, if you can hang on for at least a couple of news cycles, there'll be some new storm. chris: but there's still a permanent record to be drawn on. >> but look what happened to sarah palin. if that had happened in 1975, it would have ended her career. in this era, it didn't. chris: we have to talk about barack obama. his approval as president took a 2009 nosedive in the summer of health care town halls. >> you want to be led out of here, you're welcome to go. now wait a minute. now wait a minute. now wait a minute. now wait a minute. wait a minute. >> do you all think you're persuading people when you shout out like that? i beg your pardon? you don't trust me? chris: you saw him trying to deal with it but every politician knows how dangerous those moments can be. >> it was out of control. all those clips showed a pol
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Jul 27, 2011 12:35am PDT
] >> jimmy: we got a big show -- a huge show tonight. he's one of the funniest guys around. he's starring in the big, new movie called "crazy, stupid, love," steve carell is here! [ cheers and applause ] good actor, too. also, he's the host of this awesome podcast, "wtf" and he has a new cd out, the very funny marc maron is dropping by! [ cheers and applause ] i love that podcast! you love that dude once you hear that podcast. he's just a great guy, very funny guy. [ cheers and applause ] and we have some great music, oh my gosh. matt and kim are here, you guys! [ cheers and applause ] can't beat it. can't beat matt and kim. can't wait for those guys. all week, of course, our friend chris kattan is here, doing this, hanging out. it's gonna be super fun. [ cheers and applause ] we love kattan. he's just in new york. i'm like, "come by and do this." he's like, "all right." ladies and gentlemen, it's time to take a look at the stories making headlines today and weigh the good with the bad. it's time for "pros and cons." here we go. ♪ pros and cons and pros and cons and pros ♪ >> jimmy: t
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Jul 13, 2011 6:00pm PDT
this big commotion about him. >> there was plenty to say. ye died last week after the fishing boat erik cap sized with 43 on board in the sea of cortez. seven remain missing. three from the bay area. ye, a confirmed casualty. >> he was a workaholic. he wasn't sure. we said this is a the trip of a lifetime. you need to go you will be with your friend. >> outside the memorial service, bruce talked about visiting the site of his father's death in mexico and talking with one of the fishermen who was with his father as they escaped the sinking boat. >> it was helpful for him to tell the story of how my father lasted 15 hours on a cooler. >> that fisherman. mike ying told the son, he succumbed to exhaustion beef help arrived. >> he was a strong man. dedicated to his family. we gave it our all. so, unfortunate, that i have to be here for his funeral. >> while there was some closure for ye's family. other families await word of their loved one's fate. the family attended ye's memorial. yesterday the coast guard told families it was calling off the search. friends of the men are upset with the decis
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Jul 20, 2011 6:00am PDT
in the crash and east bay, car smashes into the back of a big rig. the accident happened after 2:00 this morning on westbound 580 at the scales in livermore. you've got to check out this video. the car ended up wedged underneath the back side of this big rig of the rig then dragged the car for several hundred yards before it stopped. medics airlifted one person to the hospital via helicopter. all lanes reopen before 5:00 this morning. >>> a new study out this morning suggests major budget cuts are causing big problems in policing some east bay cities. that's doubling response times in some cases. "today in the bay's" christie smith live in martinez with more on the study and impact it has on the people who live in the east bay. good morning, christie. >> good morning. when you come to the courthouse in martinez or jail you find quite a few deputies working. a new study shows the sheriff's department in contra costa county is having a hard time with all the budget cuts. it has done things like forced 50 sworn officers out. they were laid off. this is also reductions in patrol and
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Jul 10, 2011 11:00pm PDT
pick up again on monday. >> the good news is we agree on some of the big things. >> reporter: president obama thought he and house speaker john boehner had an agreement to target $4 trillion in cuts. but saturday evening, the speaker abandoned that plan, saying it was just too ambitious, and couldn't pass. >> to get a big package would require a big tax increases in the middle of an economic situation that is extraordinarily difficult with 9.2% unemployment. it's a terrible idea. it's a job killer. >> reporter: democrats want to close some tax loopholes to offset the cuts. >> what is really appalling is to see our republican colleagues essentially providing a form of extortion. if you don't agree to deficit reduction the way we want it, we're going to put all these jobs at risk. >> reporter: uncle sam's credit rating may be at risk if congress fails to act soon. >> and if that happens, you're going to see catastrophic damage across the american economy and across the global economy. >> reporter: a critical meeting bringing together political leaders who remain far apart. brian mooar, nb
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Jul 21, 2011 5:00am PDT
. a big rig collided with a vehicle on octavia boulevard and initial reports suggest the bus driver may have ran a red light. the 52-year-old worked for more than a decade at ucsf. the memorial will be held at the university's campus at 5:00. >> as a result of that crash ucsf will put seat belts in all shuttle buses. >> following news from oakland where plans to build a football stadium got a lot more complicated and more interesting. christie smith is live with more on how two bay teams could possibly call the same stadium home. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, laura. welcome back. the niners and the raiders play in two of the oldest stadiums in the entire nfl, so if you are a bay area football fan talk of a new stadium probably sounds like a good thing. the raiders and the niners sharing a stadium? that's what we're talking about. the niners and the raiders fans. a wine crowd beer crowd scenario here a. new collective bargaining agreement with the nfl players and owners which needs ink means that funding may be available for a stadium. but it also increases pressure for
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Jul 1, 2011 6:00pm PDT
heading to lake tahoe. hot weather and big summer business. mike shows us the tourist boom this weekend. >> hey, tahoe is awesome. >> reporter: looking at these pictures after packed south lake tahoe. >> i think it's crazy because i see a lot of cars. >> reporter: it's hard for some to believe that three days ago our weather was this. >> yesterday it was like winter. looks like it's going to be prolonged summer. >> reporter: in south lake tahoe the delayed start to summer had some businesses struggling big time. listen to this now. >> worst start in 33 years, it snowed until the first week of june. memorial day was a flop. all through april and may, really cold, wet stuff. >> with big crowds already escaping a big turnaround in temperatures in the valley, lake tahoe businesses are banking on just as big a turn around in their business this holiday weekend. >> absolutely this will be our busiest weekend yet. >> it will be nuts. insane especially with the high lake level and not a lot of beach. it's going to be crazy. >> that was mike reporting for us. can going to the grocery store help.
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Jul 28, 2011 12:35am PDT
, just in case $14 trillion didn't seem like a lot to you. [ laughter ] as big as a football field? [ laughter ] two of them. >> steve: whoa! >> jimmy: statue of liberty, too! [ laughter ] >> steve: i didn't think it was a lot of money. >> jimmy: including the torch? [ laughter ] no, we're not -- not exactly the same height. what if i took 100 bucks off that? oh, forget it. i'm just saying it's a lot of money. >> steve: hey, can i go home with you? >> jimmy: no. you can't. >> steve: all right. do-do-do-dum-dum. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: is that a song you're humming? >> steve: it was a guy. he's walking down to the basement. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: he lives in the basement? [ laughter ] >> steve: not good. >> jimmy: there's talk that john boehner and harry reid are offering a special plan that would raise the debt ceiling for just 30 days. and after that you receive a new debt plan every month from one of your favorite congressman. if at any time you want to cancel, just send back the old debt plan free of charge. does not include shipping and handling. [ laughter ] check this out, app
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Jul 15, 2011 5:30pm PDT
scandal have now arrived here. two big resignations and there's more to come. >>> taking sides in libya's civil war. the u.s. now knows officially who to back. we'll ha a report from the front lines. >>> ready, set, stop. the traffic event of the century called carmageddon, just hours away. >>> and don't blink or you might have missed a lot. tonight, some of the stories that went by too quickly this past week. that went by too quickly this past week. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening, the scandal in the rupert murdock media family is metastasizing tonight, from england to america with two big resignations and an apology from murdock himself and it's far from over. this scandal started with newspaper reporters hacking into voicemails of government officials and ordinary citizens. we don't yet know how many people are who they all are, but it's already cost murdock dearly. his empire is taking a hit. today the woman who ran his uk newspaper business quit and the man who ran "the wall street journal" for murdock quit after 57 years wi
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Jul 18, 2011 4:00am PDT
you see that? good choice. >> i did see they had two big tv remotes. typical american family. good morning, everyone. hope you had a wonderful weekend. let's show what you the big weather story is. it just dominates the weather map. from canada, southwards to texas, now starting to move into the eastern half of the country. that's an historic heat wave. if you're on the west coast and joining us, you're saying give us a little taste of that. we'd just like a little bit of heat. but that's not the case. often we get those cutoff flows in the northwest. that's been the pattern. portions of 11 different states have heat warnings that will extend all week long. so its a long duration event. you can see where the cutoff low is. you can see tlgt spin. there's another one that's been left behind. this is going to keep it rather cool in the area and a little unsettled along the coastline of washington and oregon. you may have a thunderstorm. we're dry in other areas and a little cooler today in boise after a hot day yesterday. >>> so the heat wave not quite through the west. i think you're
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Jul 18, 2011 4:30am PDT
, passing by bailey avenue reports of a jackknifed big rig on the shoulder. this has 70,000 pounds of produce from what i hear so we hope they get that on its way. it's mostly off to the shoulder. stay a lane or two to your left to allow them to work there. as well as if you come southbound 880, through milpitas, dixon landing road, working on getting the vehicle out of the ditch. we're waiting for more equipment. we see slowing northbound passing the area. i don't think it's spectator. probably sensors waking up. we'll follow this area as well as 880 north fast coliseum. a smooth drive now. as rob's talking about not as much moisture so fog shouldn't be a big deal. we'll follow that. everything counts on the morning commute. >> thanks. 4:41. if you drive by sand hill road don't be surprised if you see smoke. california's department of forestry and cal fire will burn an acre of grassland. the land is owned by stanford university and some scientists from there and other universities will be studying this fire. they want to better understand fire management on ecosystems during clima
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Jul 18, 2011 6:00am PDT
bridge toll plaza. i'm watching a jackknifed big rig affecting the south bay commute or potentially. >> we begin with news from overnight in san jose. police tell us they found three people shot around 11:00 last night. this happened on jean avenue near highway 280. the victims are said to be a man and a woman as well as a male juvenile. they all -- they are expected to survive, though. >> we do have new information this morning on a double murder that happened overnight in richmond. "today in the bay's" christie smith spoke with police. she joins us live from police headquarters with an update. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it seems like this is happening all too often. yet another shooting on the streets in richmond. as you said i got an update from the spokeswoman. this time two people shot and killed. a man and woman. a third person, a woman, is in critical condition. this follows another shooting days ago that left three people dead in a shoot-out in a richmond home. this latest shooting happened about 10:15 on bissel avenue. a man and a woman shot dead in front of a
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Jul 22, 2011 4:30am PDT
. >> the big news here again the full freeway closure for highway 101, overnight construction scheduled to pick up at 5:30, we confirmed, reconfirmed a couple minutes ago from chp yes, caltrans expects this to last until 8:00 a.m. and it's going to cause potentially a huge tie-up for the south bay. that's not a good situation as you pass the 6:00 hour as well as well, it's friday, you exsmoke detectore expect a lot. i'll give you the alternates coming up. 580, no need for alternate there, that closure picked up in the westbound direction on schedule just before 4:00. some construction at alcosta and livorna north of san ramon. we'll see how things are shaping up for 880, fine for the nimitz, construction toward the interchange. they are doing repaving work. a smoother flow to the toll plaza with no backup because it's 4:40. back to you. >> thank you. doctors will operate on buster posey today. they will remove screws that are used to reattach posey's three torn ligaments, he is out for the season after breaking his left ankle in a bone crunching collision at home plate on may 25. he has months
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Jul 25, 2011 4:00am PDT
throughout new york on sunday from the big apple to niagara falls. same-sex couples took the plunge taking advantage of landmark legislation that permits gays and lesbians to marry in the state. the first day of legalized same-sex marriages did have a few protests, but they fizzled quickly as scores of gay and lesbian couples said i do. new york is the sixth and largest state to allow same-sex marriage. >>> hundreds turned out at california's imperial beach to watch a group of artists playing in the sand. each craftsman attempted to carve their place among elite sand sculptors, churning out amazing works of art. this year, 32 teams competed for a $21,000 grand prize. >>> and finally in florida, several men did their best impersonation of ernest hemingway. the annual look alike contest at the hemingway days festival pitted over 100 clones of the famous writer against one another. the winner, a 63-year-old biomedical engineer said along with his looks, he shared hemingway's fondness for sport fishing and writing. >>> now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorolog
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Jul 26, 2011 6:00pm PDT
freeway was shut down for more than two hours. parts of 237 came to a standstill. a deadly big rig crashed in sunnyvale killing the driver. 237 at matilda. crews are just nownt getting th vehicle off the road. this is in the heart of the silicon valley bringing in kris sanchez who's been tracking the story. what exactly happened? seems like the lanes are wide open, at least going in one direction? >> reporter: aat least going in one direction is right. westbound lane are all completely open. we're just seeing the last of the clean-up from that big rig crash here on the lanes that were headed eastbound. these eastbound lanes is where that big rig driver was driving when witnesses say it looked like he had a blowout, lost control of the vehicle, crashed into the center divide, which then projected part of the vehicle into the other lanes of traffic going in the other direction. that really complicated the clean-up and putting out the fire, which also erupted as well. now, there was one person in the cab of that truck. though when investigators first arrived here, the chp couldn't tell whethe
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Jul 5, 2011 11:00pm PDT
on paper, a small piece with a big price tag. >> sold at auction for $122,000. >> reporter: the san francisco arts commission director says it also holds educational value. >> you follow picasso's evolution of ideas for major walks through his drawings. >> reporter: an alert about the theft will circulate through the art world. >> sometimes works that are stolen and they cannot be sold, they get destroyed. and that's the loss for everyone. >> reporter: the suspect is described as a white man in his 30s, well dressed in dark clothing, big sunglasses and loafers with no socks. police are hoping security cameras captured a picture of the thief. two other galleries have picassos on display, so you can get this theft has them reviewing security. reporting live, jean elle, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, jean. >>> even a lockout won't keep the 49ers from trying to tackle important stadium issues. the city council met to talk about how it plans to pay the estimated $1 billion it will cost to build the stadium. $138 has within secured from the sale of luxury box sweets. even when combined
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Jul 6, 2011 4:30am PDT
winning strategy for facebook. the big announcement expected in just a few hours. >>> a live picture of our production booth. re >>> 4:43, a massive dust storm sweeping into phoenix from the desert, 60-mile-an-hour wind driving the wall of dust into the valley. this is just absolutely amazing. dust storms do tend to kick up this time of year. this is one of the largest on record. dust towering over skyscrapers, rolling over entire blocks. it took a few hours for all this to settle down and below away. these clouds usually come and go with monsoon season which last through september in arizona. >>> even lockout will not keep 49ers from trying to tackle tough issues. how the city will pay the $1 million it's going to take to build that new stadium. the 49ers say they sold $138 million of luxury box seats. even combined with $250 million from the nfl, the project still comes up more than a half billion dollars short. the 49ers say they are not worried. the money, they say, will be there. >> we're really encouraged with the tate of the progress that we've had. we've just had really stron
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Jul 8, 2011 4:00am PDT
about "atlantis." that's the big deal out there. again, we're hoping to get "atlantis" off the ground, but right now look at the radar over florida. all the green is the rain. this is where the shuttle will be launching from, cape canaveral. all the rain should encompass this area later today. it will only increase in its coverage. right now a 70% chance that we do not watch "atlantis" lifting off. temperatures fine, winds not too bad. it will really just be all the clouds and rain that will delay the launch later today. who knows? maybe they'll get lucky. conditions are still hot down in arizona. 109 in phoenix. we'll be watching showers and storms in the colorado rockies. we're watching beautiful weather from san francisco to medford. much of the west today going to enjoy a real >>> weekend forecast going up a little later. >> always gorgeous in los angeles. they have the best weather. >>> retail sales rise, jobs jump and a trashy#mk tabloid bites dust. your early morning business headlines are straight ahead. >>> can a comedy about mean bosses beat out the raging bo r -- robots a
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Jul 9, 2011 11:00pm PDT
. thanks! you noticed! you know these clothes are too big now, so i'm donating them. not going back there again. good for you! how'd you do it? eating right, whole grain. whole grain? whole grain. [ femalennouncer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't... multigrain cheerios has five whole grains and 110 lightly sweetened calories per serving... more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios. >>> day two of the royal couple's trip to southern california involved some fund-raising, polo and a walk down the hollywood red carpet. gina kim is in los angeles with a look for us. hello gina. >> i hate to tell you, you just missed it, the duke and duchess emerged out of those doors, i'm going to ask jose to pan the camera over, we have some dignitaries walking out as we speak. some of hollywood's royalty, there is maria bello, kristen chenowith. this is a big gala, they just left a minute ago after what is a very, very glamorous day. now, yesterday the duke and duchess of cambridge were all business if you will recall. today they finally got to do the calif
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Jul 10, 2011 4:30pm PDT
a serious big-time compromise. have the tea partiers handed him a huge advantage? has he won the reasonable middle? could barack obama win next year even with a 9.2% jobless rate? it would be tough, but some smart politicos say not impossible. finally, righter than you know. is michelle bachmann too right or just right? with the republican party, which moved right with goldwater, right again with reagan in 1980, and with newt in 1994, be right there for the lady from minnesota? has the hatred of obama made her the perfect champion for a year of attack? i'm chris matthews. welcome to the show. with us today, "the washington post," bob woodward, the national journalist, jamie tarabay, abc's andrea mitchell and "the chicago tribune"'s clarence page. the nasty unemployment numbers are a psychological problem for the country and a huge political burden for this president. has the tea party's flirtation with default on the national debt handed barack obama a huge win, while the vast middle of the country, the middle that decides elections, see the president as the grownup? take a look at poll num
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Jul 11, 2011 12:00am PDT
ceiling, 55% of moderates say raise it. bob, we have two big news stories facing us. the unemployment rate going up to 9.2%. the united states facing a debt crisis. maybe not reaching the debt ceiling bill by the end of this month. the republicans are using the jobless figures to say no taxes whatsoever. they're also saying no deal. have they misread the american public? >> this is a moment when obama has to deliver. there's no question. on the economic front, if there is a default, we face a catastrophe. the talk -- one of the plans being discussed, which is the c.e.o. told me being discussed in the white house is they got that. i mean, the theme is postponement. the republicans in a sense are right. you can't raise taxes when the economy is so slow. the democrats are right. you can't cut spending when the economy is in this condition. so what do you do? postpone. what they say is, instead of a 12-year plan, maybe even a 15-year plan, and the key word here -- you'll love this -- feathering in. you feather in the pain so there actually are no real cuts, no revenue enhancements, as they cal
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Jul 12, 2011 11:00pm PDT
of a subway® bbq pulled pork sub. brace yourself for the big, bold taste tender, succulent slow-cooked pork with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, all on freshly baked bread. subway. eat fresh®. >>> tragedy in paradise. tonight, the search is called off for bay area man, swallowed by a blow hole in maui good evening, everyone, i'm jessica aguirre. >> and i'm raj mathai. this just in tonight, the developing news in santa clara. might be the biggest score of his career, and it has nothing to do with football. joe montana wooed the city council tonight. the city leaders awarded montana exclusive rights to develop a multimillion dollar hotel and entertainment complex across the street from the 49ers proposed new stadium. but why did the city council go against the recommendation of the city manager? we bring in george kiriyama. he's a bay area legend, but did he just get a free pass tonight? >> reporter: free pass, no, not everyone agreed. but talking to joe montana and his group, in fact, the city manager as well as city council members thought it would be best to open it up to ever
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Jul 19, 2011 12:35am PDT
: we have a big show tonight, you guys. oh, i love her. she's funny, she's gorgeous. mila kunis is here tonight. [ cheers and applause ] she's hilarious and charming in her new movie, "friends with benefits." very excited to catch up with mila kunis. also, our buddy, tech expert joshua topolsky is dropping by. [ cheers and applause ] he's got a big announcement. big announcement. really big announcement. yep, yep, yep. and he's bringing a computer or something. i don't know. he's like a tech expert. he brings computers or something. [ light laughter ] new camera or remote control or something. remote controlled cars. >> steve: like a pen that writes -- >> jimmy: could bring a pen that writes upside-down. [ light laughter ] he's always funny, though. >> steve: yeah, you know, god bless him. >> jimmy: got a big announcement, apparently. >> steve: big. >> jimmy: i don't know. >> steve: all right. >> jimmy: maybe he's getting his hair cut different or something. [ light laughter ] and he's gonna announce it on our show tonight. so happy that he picked our show to announce it. no, he's got a
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Jul 23, 2011 12:35am PDT
of a big fat guy. [ laughter ] "we were on 'swamp people.'" [ laughter ] >> steve: "you kids going to finish those fish sticks?" [ laughter ] >> taking the kids' food, the kids in the rec room? >> steve: he's some fat guy. >> "you kids done with your nuggies?" [ laughter ] >> steve: "come on, give me a plate, i'll scrape them off here." [ laughter ] >> jimmy: he has like a newspaper -- like a messenger bag full of snakes. fish sticks and chicken nuggets. >> steve: "breakfast of champions. and lunch and dinner. that too." >> jimmy: did anyone see this? a new study found that men from countries with slow economies generally have larger penises. [ cheers ] which explains that new pickup line, "hi, i'm an american." [ laughter and applause ] and finally, this week, a woman in new jersey gave birth in the bathroom of an mcdonald's. [ cheers ] yup, the baby weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces. but by the time it left mcdonald's, it was 14 pounds, 8 ounces. [ laughter ] ladies and gentleman we have a great show tonight. give it for the roots! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >>
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Jul 1, 2011 5:00am PDT
have a big holiday coming up. one of my favorite holidays. the weather plays such a key role in the fourth of july. everybody wants to know the forecast. i've got that coming up. for today, we're already warming up. big ridge of high pressure situated out in the pacific, is going to drift toward the bay area. so today we're talking about 90s inland, triple-digit weather on the way. we'll get to that. mike has the day off. he's taking a much-needed break. let's look at your traffic right now taking a look at the bay bridge. a little bit slow westbound on the bay bridge, not too bad though the metering lights are off, they will probably stay off for the next hour at least as it's slow out there. we have no accidents to report so we're off to a great start this morning of a holiday weekend. we'll keep updating you. back to you, marla. >> thanks, christina. a one-day strike by ticket takers shut down all golden gate ferry service between marin and san francisco this morning. today in the bay's damian trujillo is live in larkspur with the impacts. good morning. >> reporter: good m
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Jul 8, 2011 6:00pm PDT
's office admits it is a big blow to the department. >> it was a tough blow to swallow to let those highly trained officers go. to ruse 66 officers with that training, that's a huge investment the city has basically lost. >> reporter: he said the training is crucial for a person who might not understand why police have a gun pointed at him. the police department says it will pull officers from other beats if it has to to respond to a cit incident. the department concedes that will delay response time. we're at police headquarters, nbc bay area news. >>> we have some breaking news to share with you. she was one of the most active and socially forward and well known first ladies of our time. but today, betty ford has died at the age of 93. betty ford was married to former president gerald ford for 58 years. he also died in 2006 at the age of 93. elizabeth ann warren ford was born april 8, 1918. she was known as betty ford and won't to also serve as the first lady of the united states from 1974 to 1977. she was very active in social policy, shattering lots of precedents and had a very moderat
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